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  1. Why two orthopedic groups are focusing on value-based care

    Durham, N.C.-based EmergeOrtho and Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina recently struck a new value-based care-focused partnership to promote a new payment model for their services, according to a Sept. 11 report from Business North Carolina. 
  2. Stryker's Pangea systems earn FDA clearance

    Stryker's Pangea systems earned FDA 510(k) clearance, the devicemaker said Sept. 12.
  3. Orthofix names interim C-suite leadership following investigation

    Orthofix named an interim CEO, interim CFO and interim chief legal officer following an independent investigation unveiling "repeated inappropriate and offensive conduct," the company said Sept. 12. 

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  1. Resurgens Orthopaedics becomes 1st in region to offer robotic knee replacements

    Resurgens Orthopaedics' Austell, Ga., location has become the first practice in the region to offer robotic assisted total knee replacements using Smith + Nephew's CORI Surgical System.
  2. Orthopedic surgeon pay by state in 2023

    The average annual salary for orthopedic surgeons in the U.S. is $322,236, according to career website ZipRecruiter.
  3. Mississippi city approves plans for orthopedic practice

    The Oxford (Miss.) City planning commission unanimously approved plans for Tupelo, Miss.-based Specialty Orthopedic Group's proposed medical center, The Oxford Eagle reported Sept. 11.
  4. Dr. Maegen Wallace joins Phoenix Children's orthopedic surgery team

    The Herbert J. Louis Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Phoenix Children's added Maegen Wallace, MD, to its orthopedic surgery staff. 

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  1. The best orthopedic hospitals in Virginia for 3+ years in a row

    Every year, Healthgrades releases a list of the 100 best hospitals for orthopedic surgery in the U.S. Three hospitals in Virginia made the rankings in 2021, 2022 and 2023. 
  2. Dr. Marinus de Kleuver named president of Scoliosis Research Society

    Marinus de Kleuver, MD, PhD, accepted the role of president of the Scoliosis Research Society. 
  3. Dr. Joseph Schwab to lead Cedars-Sinai spine-oncology program

    Joseph Schwab, MD, will lead Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai's spine-oncology program and the Center for Surgical Technology and AI Research, according to a Sept. 11 news release shared with Becker's.
  4. OrthoCarolina partners with AI platform

    Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina is partnering with Medical Brain, and artificial intelligence company.
  1. Move-C artificial disc hits 1,000 implantations in Germany

    NGMedical GmbH's Move-C artificial disc implant reached 1,000 implants in Germany, the devicemaker said Sept. 11.
  2. The factors that led Dr. Robert Masson to drop Medicare patients

    Robert Masson, MD, of Masson Spine Institute in Orlando, Fla., had to weigh a tough decision amid financial headwinds and declining CMS pay.
  3. Dr. Lawrence Rinsky retires from Stanford Medicine Children's Health

    Lawrence Rinsky, MD, is retiring from a decades-long orthopedic career at Stanford (Calif.) Medicine Children's Health, the hospital said Sept. 10.
  4. OnPoint Surgical gets FDA clearance for AR spine system

    OnPoint Surgical earned the FDA's 510(k) clearance for its OnPoint Augmented Reality Spine System, the company said Sept. 11.
  5. Appeals court overturns spine patient's verdict, awards surgeon new trial

    An Ohio appeals court on Sept. 8 overturned a verdict against spine surgeon Atiq Durrani, MD, and is granting him a new trial.
  6. UT Health East Texas to build $12M orthopedic, sports medicine facility

    UT Health East Texas is building a two-story, 20,000-square-foot, $12 million orthopedic and sports medicine-focused facility in Tyler, Texas, according to a Sept. 8 report from local news affiliate CBS19. 
  7. Southeast Georgia Health System adds Dr. Jason Bowman

    Jason Bowman, MD, has joined Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, part of Southeast Georgia Health System. 
  8. Pardee Sports Medicine adds 2 orthopedics surgeons

    Corey Beals, MD, and J. Gregory Mawn, MD, have joined the staff of Asheville, N.C.-based Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics.
  9. 2 Orlando Jewett Orthopedic physicians join the Big 12 conference

    The Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute, the official orthopedic provider for the University of Central Florida athletic teams and its Big 12 conference teams, is adding two physicians to the university medical roster. 

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